Welcome to MBOC at the University of Maryland! We're your one-stop solution for diverse entrepreneurs facing unique economic challenges. We offer tailored training and free services through consulting and Subject Matter Experts in various industries. Let's ignite your entrepreneurial dreams and boost Maryland's business economy together.

  1. Increase awareness and access to resources supporting business development for socially and economically disadvantaged individuals (SEDI) to motivate entrepreneurship opportunities.
  2. Create and/or promote targeted training and counseling that is industry, region, and community-specific for socially and economically disadvantaged individuals and their pursuit of entrepreneurship.
  3. Empower capacity building of community organizations through education and development initiatives.

Here are some of the resources that MBOC provides

Maryland Small Business Development Center

Apex Accelerators

Mid-Atlantic Veterans Business Outreach Center

Maryland Women's Business Center

SCORE in Maryland

Maryland Business Resources

States Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI)

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